Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Popoff"
Photos of the sailing ship:
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Technical data of the sailing ship:
|Type of rigging:||KETSCH|
|Type of ship:||Gaffelketsch|
|Yard:||Vernazza, La Rochelle, FRA|
|Overall length:||21.50 m|
|Length (hull):||15.00 m|
|Sail area:||150 m2|
Portrait of the sailing ship:
Last update: 24 Aug 2002
- former fishing boat built at the shipyard Vernazza in La Rochelle in 1946.
- first name of the ship was "Sirocco".
- 1979 purchased by Bob Escoffier as a wreck found on the island Ré, transported to Rouen where she was restored during the next 5 years, 1986 re-launched the second time, now as a gaff rigged ketch and new name "Popoff".
- used in the charter business.
Literature for further reading:
We recommend the following references for your further research of the ship. The references marked with have been included in the generation of the ship profile on this page.
Ollivier Puget, Jean-Noël Darde
"Partir sur les Grand Voiliers - Le guide pour embarquer"
Guides Balland 2000 ISBN: 2-7158-1277-9
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